Siku Quanshu (SKQS) Wenyuange Edition 四庫全書
Siku Quanshu, literally translated as “Complete Library of the Four Treasuries”, is the complete collection of the Qing Dynasty imperial library. The collection includes 3461 books in 36381 volumes. It is compiled by 361 scholars from 1773-1782 in the Qianlong period of the Qing dynasty. It was the largest collection of texts in pre-modern China and has an important historical place in the histories of cultural texts and academic thought in China.
The Wenjin ge edition is a manuscript written during the Qianlong reign -- it includes a total of 36,304 volumes in 6,144 boxes placed on 128 bookshelves. They comprise 79,309 juan (sections) and were originally kept in the Wenjin Pavilion at the Summer Palace in Rehe (Jehol, now Chengde). In 1914, they became part of the holdings of the Capital Library (now the National Library of China). The complete collection is divided into four sections: classics, histories, masters, and belles-lettres.